Last night the winners of the Publishers Support Services’ (PSS), (previously Print and Digital Media South Africa (PDMSA) Frewin, Joel Mervis and McCAll Awards were announced. The Awards recognise newspaper excellence.
The Frewin Award was awarded to Beeld newspaper which also shared the Joel Mervis Award with Mali & Guardian, while Die Volksblad was awarded the McCall Award. The winners were chosen from 10 finalists that had been selected out of the 28 newspapers that entered the Awards, which recognise newspaper excellence in advertising, printing and production, layout and typography as well as the balanced use of pictures and graphics.
Convener of judges was Clive Loxton, Creative faculty head of the AAA School of Advertising, and fellow judges included Logan Naidu, Tebogo Serabatse and Linda Rademan.
The Awards took place at The Venue, Green Park (also known as Johannesburg World Trade Centre), in Sandton.